The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analysis
UK
Rank 62 56 57
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 1511 1741 1678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.43% 3.43% 3.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.18% 4.19% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1066 1187 1196
Median daily rate £438 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.96% -2.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 7
Median hourly rate £25.00 £42.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% +41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £20.63 £17.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £53.00 £44.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £43.13 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-42.02% +43.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36177 41516 39910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.16% 81.70% 78.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23972 26915 25773
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 920 1195 1052
Median hourly rate £34.50 £38.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.38% +54.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analysis within the UK.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis within the UK.

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Business Analysis
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -7 1406 £450 +5.88% 287
London -2 719 £475 -3.55% 118
South East -5 212 £400 -5.88% 52
City of London -3 140 £501 +0.10% 39
West Midlands +13 99 £400 +6.66% 28
South West +15 97 £400 - 13
East Midlands +16 75 £388 +3.33% 9
North West -8 63 £375 +3.44% 26
Yorkshire -19 63 £396 +5.60% 24
Berkshire +12 62 £400 +6.66% 9
Scotland -4 56 £363 +3.57% 8
East of England -13 50 £400 - 15
West Yorkshire +1 45 £400 +6.66% 15
Wales +9 37 £279 -25.66%
Edinburgh +16 36 £375 - 5
Buckinghamshire +1 36 £400 +6.66% 5
South Wales +18 31 £275 -27.15%
Derbyshire +22 30 £165 -56.00% 2
Manchester -4 30 £388 +4.72% 11
Oxfordshire +11 29 £475 +5.55% 3
Bristol -11 29 £388 -3.12% 4
Gloucestershire +16 28 £475 +26.66% 3
Leeds -10 28 £385 +3.01% 9
Warwickshire -6 27 £350 - 1
Cardiff +20 26 £200 -49.20%
Coventry +2 26 £416 +7.29% 1
Hampshire +4 25 £325 -13.33% 11
Surrey -12 24 £400 -20.00% 12
Essex +8 23 £438 +9.37% 3
Northamptonshire -5 23 £450 +12.50% 4

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 1096 (34.02%) Finance
2 1007 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 698 (21.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 567 (17.60%) Project Management
5 480 (14.90%) Banking
6 429 (13.31%) Analytical Skills
7 378 (11.73%) SQL
8 320 (9.93%) Scrum
9 312 (9.68%) Change Management
10 306 (9.50%) Use Case
11 275 (8.54%) Microsoft
12 271 (8.41%) Degree
13 255 (7.91%) Retail
14 242 (7.51%) Waterfall
15 238 (7.39%) User Stories
16 236 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
17 234 (7.26%) MS Excel
17 234 (7.26%) SDLC
18 229 (7.11%) Data Analysis
19 226 (7.01%) Business Intelligence
20 218 (6.77%) PRINCE2
21 213 (6.61%) CRM
22 204 (6.33%) Data Modelling
23 198 (6.15%) ISEB
24 189 (5.87%) UML
25 183 (5.68%) Security Cleared
26 179 (5.56%) Process Improvement
27 176 (5.46%) Oracle
28 174 (5.40%) Migration
29 169 (5.25%) Management Information System

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 110 (3.41%) SharePoint
2 60 (1.86%) Confluence
3 38 (1.18%) CMS
4 24 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
5 21 (0.65%) Skype for Business
6 17 (0.53%) SAS
7 15 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
7 15 (0.47%) WebSphere
8 12 (0.37%) Documentum
9 10 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 9 (0.28%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
11 8 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (0.22%) NetWeaver
13 6 (0.19%) Apache
13 6 (0.19%) Apache Spark
14 5 (0.16%) JCAPS
14 5 (0.16%) MS Exchange
15 4 (0.12%) IBM HTTP Server
15 4 (0.12%) IIS
Applications
1 234 (7.26%) MS Excel
2 149 (4.62%) MS Visio
3 136 (4.22%) MS Office
4 85 (2.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 52 (1.61%) MS Project
6 20 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.093%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.031%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.031%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.031%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.031%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.031%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 100 (3.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 20 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
4 18 (0.56%) Sonata
5 15 (0.47%) Markit EDM
6 14 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
6 14 (0.43%) Unit4 Business World
7 12 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
8 11 (0.34%) SAP FI
9 10 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
10 9 (0.28%) SAP BPC
10 9 (0.28%) SAP CO
10 9 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
10 9 (0.28%) Tercero
11 8 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
11 8 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
12 6 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
13 5 (0.16%) Maximo
13 5 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
13 5 (0.16%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 54 (1.68%) Office 365
2 31 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (0.74%) SaaS
4 15 (0.47%) IaaS
5 12 (0.37%) PaaS
6 11 (0.34%) IBM Blueworks
6 11 (0.34%) Yammer
7 10 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
8 6 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.19%) GitHub
8 6 (0.19%) OneDrive
9 4 (0.12%) Force.com
10 3 (0.093%) Data Lake Analytics
11 2 (0.062%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.062%) Amazon AWS
11 2 (0.062%) Slack
11 2 (0.062%) Trello
12 1 (0.031%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.031%) CallidusCloud
12 1 (0.031%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 30 (0.93%) Internet
2 21 (0.65%) Intranet
3 11 (0.34%) LDAP
4 10 (0.31%) DNS
5 9 (0.28%) Skype
6 8 (0.25%) DHCP
7 7 (0.22%) VoIP
7 7 (0.22%) WebEx
7 7 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (0.19%) HTTP
9 5 (0.16%) SSL
9 5 (0.16%) VPN
9 5 (0.16%) WAN
10 4 (0.12%) DMZ
10 4 (0.12%) Firewall
10 4 (0.12%) NFC
10 4 (0.12%) PBX
10 4 (0.12%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.093%) Network Security
11 3 (0.093%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (4.56%) SQL Server
2 113 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
3 71 (2.20%) Relational Database
4 63 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 55 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 51 (1.58%) Big Data
7 42 (1.30%) Oracle Database
8 34 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
8 34 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
9 33 (1.02%) Hadoop
10 32 (0.99%) DB2
10 32 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
11 24 (0.74%) MongoDB
11 24 (0.74%) QlikView
12 22 (0.68%) NoSQL
12 22 (0.68%) RDBMS
13 20 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
14 19 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 16 (0.50%) Power BI
15 16 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 123 (3.82%) JIRA
2 43 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (0.87%) NUnit
3 28 (0.87%) Selenium
4 24 (0.74%) Eclipse
5 23 (0.71%) Cucumber
5 23 (0.71%) Git (software)
5 23 (0.71%) Jenkins
6 21 (0.65%) JUnit
7 19 (0.59%) MSTest
8 14 (0.43%) Subversion
8 14 (0.43%) Visual Studio
9 10 (0.31%) Ant
9 10 (0.31%) CruiseControl
10 8 (0.25%) FitNesse
10 8 (0.25%) StarTeam
11 7 (0.22%) MSBuild
11 7 (0.22%) Talend Open Studio
12 6 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
13 5 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1096 (34.02%) Finance
2 480 (14.90%) Banking
3 255 (7.91%) Retail
4 135 (4.19%) Investment Banking
5 130 (4.03%) Marketing
6 114 (3.54%) Front Office
7 106 (3.29%) Telecoms
8 90 (2.79%) Manufacturing
9 76 (2.36%) Legal
10 65 (2.02%) Back Office
11 45 (1.40%) Advertising
12 43 (1.33%) Publishing
13 36 (1.12%) Retail Banking
14 30 (0.93%) Financial Institution
15 28 (0.87%) Electronics
16 27 (0.84%) Automotive
16 27 (0.84%) Local Government
17 23 (0.71%) Law
18 22 (0.68%) Games
19 20 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2248 (69.77%) Analyst
2 2032 (63.07%) Business Analyst
3 226 (7.01%) Project Manager
4 206 (6.39%) Senior Analyst
5 201 (6.24%) Senior Business Analyst
6 188 (5.83%) Consultant
7 179 (5.56%) Developer
8 175 (5.43%) Digital Analyst
9 167 (5.18%) Digital Business Analyst
10 154 (4.78%) Agile Business Analyst
11 127 (3.94%) Architect
12 124 (3.85%) Data Business Analyst
13 106 (3.29%) Financial Analyst
14 105 (3.26%) Project Analyst
15 99 (3.07%) Finance Business Analyst
16 96 (2.98%) Business Manager
17 87 (2.70%) Insurance Business Analyst
18 86 (2.67%) IT Analyst
19 84 (2.61%) Banking Analyst
20 82 (2.55%) Business IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (4.10%) .NET
2 100 (3.10%) Web Services
3 74 (2.30%) XML
4 68 (2.11%) HTML
5 36 (1.12%) ASP.NET
6 35 (1.09%) WCF
7 32 (0.99%) .NET Framework
7 32 (0.99%) SOAP
8 28 (0.87%) HTML5
8 28 (0.87%) REST
8 28 (0.87%) Spring
9 26 (0.81%) CSS
10 24 (0.74%) Entity Framework
10 24 (0.74%) JSON
10 24 (0.74%) RESTful
11 21 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (0.62%) AngularJS
13 19 (0.59%) Unity DI Container
14 18 (0.56%) FpML
15 17 (0.53%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 429 (13.31%) Analytical Skills
2 169 (5.25%) Management Information System
3 118 (3.66%) User Experience
4 105 (3.26%) Derivative
5 84 (2.61%) Fixed Income
6 74 (2.30%) Equities
6 74 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 44 (1.37%) NHS
8 43 (1.33%) Data Centre
9 39 (1.21%) Credit Risk
10 34 (1.06%) Mobile App
11 29 (0.90%) Mainframe
12 28 (0.87%) Market Risk
13 27 (0.84%) SWIFT
14 26 (0.81%) Computer Science
14 26 (0.81%) OTC Derivatives
14 26 (0.81%) Reference Data
14 26 (0.81%) Visualisation
15 25 (0.78%) Social Media
16 24 (0.74%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 112 (3.48%) Windows
2 59 (1.83%) Linux
3 52 (1.61%) Unix
4 18 (0.56%) Android
5 14 (0.43%) Apple iOS
5 14 (0.43%) Windows Vista
6 13 (0.40%) Windows Server
7 10 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.19%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.16%) HPUX
9 5 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.12%) MVS
10 4 (0.12%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.062%) VMS
12 1 (0.031%) OS/400
12 1 (0.031%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.031%) Solaris
12 1 (0.031%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.031%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1007 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 698 (21.66%) Stakeholder Management
3 567 (17.60%) Project Management
4 320 (9.93%) Scrum
5 312 (9.68%) Change Management
6 306 (9.50%) Use Case
7 242 (7.51%) Waterfall
8 238 (7.39%) User Stories
9 236 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
10 234 (7.26%) SDLC
11 229 (7.11%) Data Analysis
12 226 (7.01%) Business Intelligence
13 218 (6.77%) PRINCE2
14 213 (6.61%) CRM
15 204 (6.33%) Data Modelling
16 189 (5.87%) UML
17 179 (5.56%) Process Improvement
18 174 (5.40%) Migration
19 158 (4.90%) ITIL
20 155 (4.81%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 378 (11.73%) SQL
2 115 (3.57%) Java
3 97 (3.01%) C#
4 64 (1.99%) JavaScript
5 53 (1.64%) C
6 47 (1.46%) Python
7 39 (1.21%) T-SQL
8 31 (0.96%) PL/SQL
9 26 (0.81%) VBA
10 24 (0.74%) Scala
11 19 (0.59%) Ruby
12 18 (0.56%) ABAP
13 15 (0.47%) COBOL
14 14 (0.43%) Perl
15 13 (0.40%) VB
16 11 (0.34%) C++
16 11 (0.34%) PowerShell
17 9 (0.28%) Bash Shell
17 9 (0.28%) PHP
17 9 (0.28%) R
Qualifications
1 271 (8.41%) Degree
2 198 (6.15%) ISEB
3 183 (5.68%) Security Cleared
4 121 (3.76%) SC Cleared
5 47 (1.46%) DV Cleared
6 38 (1.18%) CBAP
7 35 (1.09%) IIBA
8 29 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 28 (0.87%) PMI Certification
10 25 (0.78%) PMP
11 23 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
12 19 (0.59%) ISTQB
13 17 (0.53%) CISA
14 15 (0.47%) CISSP
14 15 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 14 (0.43%) APMP
15 14 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 13 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
17 12 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
18 11 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (3.97%) MiFID
2 112 (3.48%) QA
3 43 (1.33%) Data Quality
4 35 (1.09%) EMIR
5 33 (1.02%) FATCA
6 20 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
6 20 (0.62%) Dodd-Frank
6 20 (0.62%) Solvency II
7 17 (0.53%) SEPA
8 16 (0.50%) SLA
9 11 (0.34%) Basel III
9 11 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 10 (0.31%) COBIT
11 7 (0.22%) GDPR
11 7 (0.22%) HL7
11 7 (0.22%) PCI DSS
12 5 (0.16%) GxP
12 5 (0.16%) ISO 9001
13 4 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 4 (0.12%) ISO20022
System Software
1 55 (1.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.12%) Shibboleth
2 4 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.093%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.093%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.093%) Time Sharing Option
3 3 (0.093%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.062%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.031%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.031%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 20 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (0.62%) Puppet
2 19 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.19%) Control-M
3 6 (0.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (0.16%) SCCM
5 4 (0.12%) Cisco IPCC
6 3 (0.093%) SCOM
7 2 (0.062%) MOM
7 2 (0.062%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.031%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 275 (8.54%) Microsoft
2 176 (5.46%) Oracle
3 152 (4.72%) SAP
4 65 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
5 44 (1.37%) ServiceNow
6 32 (0.99%) IBM
7 31 (0.96%) Tableau
8 29 (0.90%) HP
9 25 (0.78%) Adobe
10 21 (0.65%) Cognos
11 19 (0.59%) Infor
12 17 (0.53%) FNZ
12 17 (0.53%) Google
12 17 (0.53%) Informatica
13 14 (0.43%) Avaloq
13 14 (0.43%) MicroStrategy
14 13 (0.40%) Bloomberg
15 12 (0.37%) Apple
15 12 (0.37%) PeopleSoft
16 11 (0.34%) Charles River
Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
PCR
Rate: £325.00 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Red10
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £407 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £325 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £600 - £900 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £460 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Energon People
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
LEXSTRA
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400.00 - £470 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
AAP3
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day + Some Flexible Working
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Streamline Connections
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
AAP3
Rate: £45.00 - £55.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £450 - £470 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Rate: From £150 to £250 per day £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago